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. host: senator john mccain yesterday at the bipartisan press conference, talking about why he thinks members of his party should get behind the proposal. caller -[video clip] >> the republican party is losing the support of the disparate regions of the hispanic citizens. this is a preeminent issue for those citizens. i think that over the years, republicans in particular, but also democrats and all of our citizens have realize the reality of what all of my colleagues just stated. we cannot continue as a nation with 11 million people residing in the shadows. we have to address the issue and it has to be done in a bipartisan fashion. if we do succeed, and i think that we will, it will be a testimony -- testimonial to the efforts of ted kennedy from years ago, which laid the groundwork for this agreement. this agreement has very little difference from that legislation that was brought by senator kennedy some years ago. host: john mccain of arizona, speaking yesterday. anita, new york, independent line. caller: it may be different in new york city, but why do these politicians assume tha
a terrible four years as far as farm policy. host: what you make of john kerry taking over the position? are you hopeful you will see a different course taken? caller: i don't think so. he enjoys being in the limelight a lot. this is something he has been looking forward to for a long time. i think he will overshadow the president in many ways. i don't think there will be any significant accomplishment by him. host: thanks for scott paul. samuelson wrote a peice -- robert samuelson in the washington post. john from pennsylvania is next on the independent line. good morning. caller: hello. i agree with fishing sam. i think it will just continue. we have to get out of. so many of we are in somalia, yemen, iraq. we will probably be in egypt and iran. it is ridiculous. you don't see china and germany and other great economies throughout the world trying to continue colonialism or imperialism or whatever you want to call it. zogby to pull back, take care of the u.s. -- we need to pull back. we are shortchanging the u.s. host: this is more from yesterday, secretary clinton giving her assessme
couple of paragraphs look at what faces a john kerry, now that he assumes the position today. he will be sworn in today. it rights -- writes -- some of the analysis being done with the outgoing secretary of state and john kerry coming into the position. the outgoing secretary of state is what we're talking about for the remainder of our time, the next 20 minutes or so. ohio, an independent line. caller:, foresees an. i give her attend. she is one of those people -- thank you for cspan. i give her a 10. all the people attacking about benghazi, but about iraq? to cut funding for benghazi? the republicans. the republican neocons need to go away. host: what about her accomplishments? caller: whatever job she does, she does a superlative job. she's one of those kinds of people. it does not matter that she is a democrat or any of that. she is a hard-working person. she is a hard-working lady. she makes all of the 20 white harris who put her down bad. -- white hairs who put her down bad. caller: president obama is a master of all presidents. he has a nice young black woman working for h
chamber within 30 days. there's the answer. we need good leadership and the white house such as john mccain for president. we would not have these problems. put the murderers in the gas chamber. there's your answer. have a great day. host: a tweet -- the chairman of the judiciary committee in the senator patrick leahy. here's a little bit of him from yesterday. [video clip] >> let's make it easier. talk about gun shows. should we have mandatory background checks at gun shows for the sale of weapons? >> if you are diller, that is already the law. >> that's not my question. please, i'm not trying to place questions, mr. lapierre. >> senator, i do not believe the way the law is working now, unfortunately, that it does any good to extend a lot to private sales between hobbyists and collectors. >> so you don't support mandatory background checks at the gun shows? >> we do not, because the fact is the law right now is a failure of the way it's working. you have 76,000 people that have been denied under the present law. only 44 were prosecuted. you are letting them go. they're walking the s
-span. host: john, are you -- sorry. edward, in favor or opposed to term limits? caller: i'm in favor of the people voting them out after one or two terms. this 32 years and 36 and 40 years in the senate and the house, it's ridiculous. a good example of that is trent lott. i watched him this morning on fox news. he's 70 years old, and he says -- he just went back to work. with, he retired from the senate early to avoid a law that said he couldn't -- go join a lobbying firm until five years after his term expired. well, he quit early just to avoid that law. so now he's out there, he says 70 years old, and he just went back to work and he's going to work. host: we got this from cnn politics, got this online. gop senators push for term limits is the headline. a handful of republican senators have proposed a constitutional amendment to limit how long a person may serve in congress. currently there are no term limits for federal lawmakers. but senator jim demint and several of his colleagues advocating service in the senate be limited to 12 years while lawmakers would only be allowed to se
confirmed john kerry as the next secretary of state. also, transportation secretary ray lahood has announced he will step down. on capitol hill today, the head of the nra testifies before the senate judiciary committee on gun violence. also testifying, retired navy captain mark kelly, husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was shot two years ago in tucson. the washington post as a story about how families react when local public schools closed. a group of activists a closing schools most of text poor and minority students. -- most effects poor. we would like to hear from you. here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. wheat can share that on the air. you can join the conversation on facebook by looking for c-span .r e-mail us in the headline in the washington post this morning -- what you think's? is closing public schools a civil rights issue? the washington post says -- other stories related to this, from "the huffington post" -- those phone numbers again -- we will start with an independent caller this morning. lou in connecticut. good m
in congress, how come john boehner is not passing these jobs bills? that's really what i want to know. host: patrick rice. guest: that goes back to the dead lock we were discussing earlier. if you were to ask john boehner, he would say the house has passed what we consider jobs bills, and indeed they have which would open up more offshore drilling and cut back on the regulations. democrats say we have passed job bills, and the trouble is when you have two different philosophies and each with enough authority the thwart, what you see is a deadlock, so everyone's setting on their hands and hoping for everything to go better. it's an unfortunate situation if you're one looking to see government information in one direction or the other. host: on our line for independents from norfolk, virginia, mark you're on the "washington journal." caller: good morning, gentlemen. patrick, i just wanted to have you comment. everyone who called in is 100% correct from the first caller mark, he was dead spot. your wages do not stretch to the increase in product and services. and to the teacher who called in w
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